Monday, April 13, 2009

tips for the healthy speaker

I once trained a young woman speaker who fainted during the training--not because she was frightened, but because she hadn't had breakfast that day and was working on more than 12 hours without nourishment. I'll tell you what I told her: The speaker's first job is to take care of the speaker's health, because no one else will do that for you. National Women's Health Week kicks off its 10th anniversary celebration next month on Mother's Day, May 10, but I want you speaker-ready by then. So here are my best tips for ensuring that the healthy speaker is you:

What else do you want to know about speaker health? From what shoes to wear to core exercises to help your posture, I'm ready to tackle your questions about mind or body health considerations for public speakers. Leave your questions in the comments, or email me at info[at]dontgetcaught[dot]biz.